|Longines Chronoscope: Herman Talmadge|
April 14, 1954 Participants: Herman Talmadge, Governor of Georgia, interviewed by Larry Lesueur and Kenneth Crawford. Topics: Democratic Party, school segregation, and industrial progress in Georgia. Longines Chronoscope was a public affairs show in the early 1950's sponsored by Longines-Wittnauer Watch Company, who donated the archives to the National Archives and dedicated them to the public domain...
Keywords: segregation; Longines Chronoscope; politics; racism; civil rights
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|Rare Historic Footage: ''Howdy Doody'' - 3 November 1952|
In this rare historic footage from the 3rd of November, 1952, we see rare insight into early children's television, in this case NBC's "Howdy Doody". Highlights include: Clarabell the Clown causing mischief; Several male and female children being asked what they'd do if they were elected President of the USA; Two commercials for 5th Avenue candy bars; and the ever-popular NBC-TV ID.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Kinescope; Kinescopes; Election; Politics; United States; Presidential Campaign; Early TV; Early Television; 1952; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; NBC; National Broadcasting Company; Masterpiece; Masterpoxen; Quality TV; Brilliant; Genius; Intelligent; NBC Television Network; National Broadcasting Company; Retro; Old Time Television; Clown
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|Richard Nixon ''Checkers'' Speech (23/September/1952)|
A television broadcast of a speech made by Richard Nixon. I've heard this telecast is kinda famous. I am pretty sure this is public domain. Please forgive the horrible picture quality. Related television broadcasts on the Internet Archive: http://archive.org/details/gov.archives.arc.95974 http://archive.org/details/CamelNewsCaravan-19september1952
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Richard Nixon; Politics; 1950s; 50s; Fifties